Streetsblog or Copenhagen…Who’s Greener

it comes to promoting environmentally sound transportation, is
Streetsblog better than a Prius? If you think so, cast your vote for
the Livable Streets Initiative in the Treehugger "Best of Green" contest.

are 17 entries in the "Cars and Transportation" category, ranging from
"Best City for Public Transit" (Bogota) to "Best Freight Shipping
Innovation" (giant kites attached to cargo ships). We’ve been selected
"Best Green Transportation Advocacy," and as of now we’re neck and neck
with Copenhagen ("Best City to be a Cyclist") in the overall

Nominees are ranked by readers on a scale of 1 to 10. You can read about them here, or skip directly to the voting here. Voting ends at 9:00 P.M. tonight.

Let’s show those Danes who’s boss.


Today’s Headlines

Gov. Tries to Remove Transportation Commissioner for Wanting Review of PPP (Times) Soap Box Destroys Metro’s Customer Service and Surveys City Wants to Revitalize Crenshaw, Free it from Car Dominance (Times) Sydney is Kicking Our Butts (City Watch) Looking to Waste Time?  Try Driving in L.A. (Mother Nature, Green LA Girl) If You’ve Been Involved […]

Your Streetsblog Voting Guide for Tomorrow’s Mayor’s Race

The 2013 Mayoral Election ends tomorrow. We’ve been covering the election for almost a year and a half. As Laura Nelson’s piece in the Los Angeles Times today shows, one has to look closely to find the differences between Council Member Eric Garcetti and Controller Wendy Greuel on transportation and Livable Streets issues. Both support […]

Today’s Headlines

This Time Gov. Vetoes Democrats Transit Cuts (LAT) Brown Offers Senate Plan For More Federal Operating Aid to Local Transit (DC Streetsblog) Another City Watch Columnist Demolishes LADOT Smart Parking Policy More Important for Green Buildings Than LEED (Planetizen) Taking Soil Samples First Step for Crenshaw Line (Daily Breeze) Editorial: Another Green Initiative Lacking Transparency […]

Introducing Tanya Snyder, Streetsblog’s New National Reporter

You may have noticed a new byline popping up on Streetsblog lately, and it’s time to finally make it official: We’re pleased to announce the arrival of Tanya Snyder as our new reporter tracking the national transportation policy beat. Before joining Streetsblog, Tanya covered Congress for Pacifica Radio’s Washington Bureau and for public radio stations […]